Haibun Today
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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Editor
Volume 4, Number 4, December 2010



Gerry Jacobson
Canberra, Capital Territory, Australia

 

Eucalyptus

Waking up each morning, through the bedroom window we see the tall white manna gum Eucalyptus mannifera over the back fence. Often the rising sun kisses its topmost branches, and gradually fills the whole tree with sunlight, irradiating the new day that has just begun with an act of love . . .

my head
on your shoulder
afterwards
opening my eyes
sunlight and manna gum

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